Gay Philadelphia: The Latest

Republicans Seek to Combine North Carolina LGBT Lawsuits

NEWS | May 23
North Carolina's Republican leaders are seeking to combine separate lawsuits over a state law limiting protections for the LGBT community.

PopUps: Rapper The Game Back At It Again With the Bulge Pics

Testing Instagram's strict no-nudes policy, rapper The Game recently uploaded another jaw-dropping selfie, showing off his massive budge.

Chambers Urge Oklahoma Lawmakers to Kill Transgender Bill

NEWS | May 23
Chambers of commerce in Oklahoma's two largest cities are urging state lawmakers to kill a bill that could require school districts to provide separate restrooms for students who object to sharing restrooms with transgender students.

Texas Immigration Facility to House Transgender Detainees

NEWS | By Nomaan Merchant | May 23
Federal immigration officials will soon open a new detention facility southwest of Dallas that includes a special unit for transgender detainees.

Yale Commencement to Include First ROTC Graduates Since 70s

NEWS | May 23
Yale University has awarded more than 3,600 degrees during ceremonies at its 315th commencement.

Rio Olympics to Top London In Supply of Condoms

NEWS | By Stephen Wade | May 23
About 450,000 condoms will be distributed during the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, three times more than for the London Games four years ago, the International Olympic Committee says.

'Pawn Stars' Star Chumlee Taking Plea Deal to Avoid Jail

NEWS | By Ken Ritter | May 23
One of the stars of the reality TV show "Pawn Stars" told a judge on Monday he's taking a plea deal that would spare him jail time in a case stemming from the discovery of guns, marijuana and other drugs at his Las Vegas home.

Utah Police Suspect Ex-Husband in Arson That Killed LGBT Activist, Restaurateur

NEWS | May 23
Salt Lake City police believe the ex-husband of an LGBT rights activist and restauranteur, who died in a house fire Sunday, is responsible for setting the blaze.

Are We Capable of Preserving Freedom and Democracy?

NEWS | May 23
The rhetoric of this 2016 Presidential election campaign is more terrifyingly divisive, fear and anger-driven than any I can recall or have studied.

Lilly Awards Honor Danai Gurira, Martha Plimpton

Actors Martha Plimpton and Danai Gurira are among those to be honored at the May 23 Lilly Awards at the Signature Theatre.


Study Shows Link Between AIDS and Tobacco

AIDS | By EDGE | May 23
A new paper comprehensively explores and analyzes the historical involvement of tobacco companies during the early days of the response to the AIDS epidemic.


Review :: The Naked Island

MOVIES | By Kilian Melloy | May 24
The special features contain interesting tidbits, but the film itself -- luminous, moving -- is the star of this new edition.


Utah Lawmaker Wants Opt-In Requirement for Porn

PERSONAL TECH | By Hallie Golden | May 24
The Utah lawmaker who led the charge in an anti-porn crusade is gearing up to introduce a handful of bills during next year's legislative session designed to heavily restrict access to pornography across the state.


Fiat Chrysler Recalls 500,000 Jeeps; Air Bags May Not Work

AUTO NEWS | May 23
Fiat Chrysler is recalling about a half-million Jeep Wrangler SUVs worldwide because the driver's air bag may not inflate in a crash.


Elixir: the Cure for the Common Gala 2016 :: May 20, 2016

Guests enjoyed dancing, casino games by Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, food, open bar, silent auction, DJ entertainment by Carl Michaels, performances by Brian Sanders' JUNK, ArcheDream for HUMANKIND and music by EBE Events & Entertainment's London Bridge.